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Senior Tax Specialist

Job Title: Senior Tax Specialist
Location: Brisbane
Reference: 3024180
Job Published: October 29, 2019 20:30

Job Description

Great opportunity to join this prestigious large listed business, head office in Brisbane and be a part of a hugely successful property and financial service business who are very active and always looking to grow and expand. This well-established Tax team has enjoyed stability and you will have access to great leadership and learning opportunities.

This is a 12 month Fixed Term Contract

As the Senior Tax Specialist you will support the Tax Manager in delivering tax services to the group and be responsible for the day to day management of income tax compliance and reporting requirements for a large number of managed investment trusts. You will be required to efficiently complete trust tax distribution calculations and returns for the listed trusts, property trusts and property security trusts.

Some of your other key responsibilities will be:
  • Day to day management of income tax compliance for managed investment trusts and prepare the periodic and annual trust tax distribution calculations.
  • Prepare the trust income tax returns.
  • Further development of processes and models to deal with tax obligations
  • Help implement new tax regimes and law changes, and assist implement income tax advice from external advisors.
  • Provide support to the Tax Accountant and work with the Manager to help resolve more complex trust tax issues.
  • Work on projects on the group trust side such as complex CGT issues and implementation of new tax regimes, documenting tax positions internally and for external advisors.
  • Keep abreast with latest tax and industry trends and identify any opportunities for the business
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of the business and the implications for tax.
  • Build positive relationships with key internal stakeholders in the business and increase their general understanding of tax principles.
The ideal candidate will be tertiary qualified Tertiary qualifications in finance or accounting and have completed their CA or CPA and have some experience working in a chartered business or a large corporate tax team. Experience in financial services, property or funds management industries is highly desirable. You will have a sound knowledge of taxation principles and practices, including the analysis and research of tax positions and tax accounting skills. It is essential you are a strong communicated and are a flexible and collaborative team player looking to progress your career as a Tax Specialist . You will be highly organised and present a very high standard of work.

For more information please contact Sara Vanderheld or call 07 3854 3804